The Master’s Programme in Architecture and Urban Design of Chalmers University of Technology provides the skills and knowledge needed to practice professionally. The programme emphasises a research-oriented approach in order to anticipate future challenges for architects and urban designers. Its profile is design-led and practical, as well as academic and theoretical.
A majority of the coursework is project-based and it takes place in design studios led by experienced architects and researchers. These studios function as lab environments that target current specializations within the field. Studios are supplemented with course modules that focus on history and theory, design and technology, as well as leadership and professional practice.
The Department of Architecture at Chalmers houses an excellent infrastructure in the form of studio spaces, an architecture library, model workshops and digital fabrication, a robot lab and several research groups and centres. A national and international network is provided through collaborations and partnerships with external practitioners, researchers, stakeholders and industry.
A master’s degree in architecture and urban design offers a wide range of career opportunities, from practice to research. Graduates work in architecture and urban design offices, city planning offices and governmental bodies. The field of work is highly international and graduates often find employment in leading offices in Sweden as well as abroad. Additionally, a master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design is an excellent foundation for PhD studies at Chalmers and worldwide. An increasing number of students pursue this option.
- Sustainable development and the design professions
- Matter, space, structure
- Architecture and urban space design
- Future visions for healthcare, housing and work 3: Healthcare architecture
- Material and detail
- Matter, space, structure
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesArchitecture Landscape Architecture Urban Planning View 9 other Masters in Landscape Architecture in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- An applicant must either have a Bachelor's degree in Science/Engineering/Technology/Architecture or be enrolled in his/her last year of studies leading to such a degree.
International14224 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14224 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Göteborg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.